Hot potato

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A fast game similar to pass the parcel, where the players pass a potatoe around.


A potato, music


Players sit in a circle and pass a small object such as a beanbag or tennis ball, or even a potato to each other while music plays. The player who is holding the "hot potato" when the music stops is out. Play continues until only one player is left. The game is designed to be fast-paced and high-pressure., A variation can be found in the attached document. Another variation is to get a CHRISTMAS ANTLER HAIRBAND and players need to put them on; take them off and pass them on.


  • christmas
  • christmas games
  • game
  • Ireland
  • potato
  • St Patricks Day

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